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The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Sep. 20 – 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 20 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Sep 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

REMIX: The Future is Female

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26
This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

Spotlights

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

Nemr

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
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